How to become an engineering manager
What does an engineering manager do?Engineering managers are responsible for planning and overseeing projects, and leading a team of engineers. They resolve high level technical engineering issues, as well as performing managerial duties such as budgeting, recruitment and training, and interdepartmental liaison.
Duties and tasks
- Draw up budgets, schedules, and plans.
- Run an engineering department, organisation, company, or firm.
- Plan and implement projects and initiatives within engineering departments.
- Provide advice and guidance to engineers.
- Work with governmental and other agencies to ensure compliance.
- Liaise with managers of other departments and companies to coordinate marketing, research, and development projects.
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- Civil engineer
- Construction project manager
- Industrial engineer
- Mechanical engineer
- Production manager (manufacturing)
- Project manager
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